Cloddish



[klod-ish] /ˈklɒd ɪʃ/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a or boor; doltish; stolid.
adj.

1844, from clod (n.) + -ish. Related: Clodishly; clodishness.

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    [klod] /klɒd/ noun 1. a lump or mass, especially of earth or clay. 2. a stupid person; blockhead; dolt. 3. earth; soil. 4. something of lesser dignity or value, as the body as contrasted with the soul: this corporeal clod. 5. a part of a shoulder of beef. /klɒd/ noun 1. a lump of earth […]

  • Clodhopper

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  • Clodhoppers

    [klod-hop-er] /ˈklɒdˌhɒp ər/ noun 1. a clumsy boor; rustic; bumpkin. 2. clodhoppers, strong, heavy shoes. /ˈklɒdˌhɒpə/ noun (informal) 1. a clumsy person; lout 2. (usually pl) a large heavy shoe or boot n. 1690s, slang, “one who works on plowed land, a rustic,” from clod (n.) + agent noun from hop (v.). Cf. in a […]

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